We use cookies to help us provide you with the best experience, improve and tailor our services, and carry out our marketing activities. For more information, including how to manage your cookie settings, see our privacy notice.


Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Community-made content which you can improve Case study from our community

Working with local compacts

This page is free to all
A guide to implementing local Compact agreements between voluntary organisations and local authorities, health services, and government departments.

Partnership Working Toolkit: For local Compacts and voluntary organisations

The Partnership Working Toolkit which you can download here includes sections on:

  • creating, revising and renewing local Compacts
  • action planning, monitoring and evaluating
  • understanding and engaging with commissioning
  • working with new commissioning bodies
  • decommissioning well and positive dispute resolution.

This Partnership Working Toolkit also provides examples of Compact agreements, and explains how to research, draft and consult on a Compact and who should be involved in the process.

What Compact agreements should reflect

The toolkit discusses what the Compact should include.

  • Policy design
  • Consultation
  • Funding arrangements
  • Equalities promotion
  • Service delivery 
  • Independence

Read more on Compact agreements.

The toolkit was published Compact Voice which no longer operates. Some of the content created by Compact voice has been migrated to this site. Some links to Compact Voice may no longer work.

Page last edited Mar 08, 2017

Help us to improve this page – give us feedback.